category: postcolonial

[UPDATE] Natures 2013--Critical Identities [10-24-12/2-15-13]

full name / name of organization: 
Natures 2013: An Interdisciplinary Humanities Conference
contact email: 
lgerigui1@lasierra.edu

Deadline for submissions to Natures 2013 has been extended to October 24, 2012.

Theme: "Critical Identities: Finding and Expressing Critical Points of View in Humanities Scholarship"

Special Topics Panel: Gender Studies; LSU Mardi Gras Conference; February 7-8, 2013; Submission Deadline: December 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
LSU English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
salex18@lsu.edu

CFP: Special Topics Panel, Gender Studies
2013 Mardi Gras Graduate Student Conference
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
February 7-8, 2013

M. Wynn Thomas Prize (annual essay prize)

full name / name of organization: 
Alyce von Rothkirch/Swansea University
contact email: 
mwynnthomasprize@gmail.com

M. Wynn Thomas Prize

Her Own Worst Enemy: The Eternal Internal Gender Wars of Our Sisters (UPDATE - Abstracts by Nov 16, Papers by Dec 16)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Monique Ferrell & Dr. Julian Williams - New York City College of Technology, City University of New York
contact email: 
Dr. Monique Ferrell - mferrell@CityTech.Cuny.Edu and/or Dr. Julian Williams - JWilliams@CityTech.Cuny.Edu

The Editors are seeking essays that examine the ways that women from around the world have served as the oppressive hand in the lives of other women.

Re-Positioning and Re-Constructing Muslim Women's Identity-ACLA- Toronto April 4-7, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
Sobia.Khan@utdallas.edu

ACLA- American Comparative Literature Association- Toronto, Canada, April 4-7, 2013

"Re-Positioning and Re-Constructing Muslim Women’s Identity"

CFP: 'Muslim Utopias', (American Comparative Literature Association 2013, April 4 -7; Proposals due, Nov 15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Mosarrap Hossain Khan/New York University
contact email: 
mhkhan@nyu.edu

While the concept of ‘utopia’ undergirds much of Islamic political and social thinking, deriving its legitimacy partly from religious/theological and partly from material impulses, this seminar in

[UPDATE] Dissonant Discourses: An Interdisciplinary Conference - Friday, January 25, 2013 (Deadline Extended to Nov. 2, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oklahoma - The Student Association of Graduate English Scholars
contact email: 
sages@ou.edu

Dissonant Discourses

“A given socio-historical moment is never homogeneous; on the contrary, it is rich in contradictions.” -- Antonio Gramsci

Craft Critique Culture: Into the Void, March 29-30, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Iowa
contact email: 
studorg-c3conf@uiowa.edu

The 13th Annual Craft Critique Culture Conference

Nation, nationality, nationhood: What's in a name? 2-4 May 2013, Tirane, Albania

full name / name of organization: 
Albanian Society for the Study of English
contact email: 
nation@assenglish.org

Nation, nationality, nationhood: What’s in a name?
Second ASSE International Conference on British and American Studies
2-4 May 2013, Tirana, Albania
Deadline for proposals: 31 January 2013

Re-Positioning and Re-Constructing Muslim Women's Identity’-ACLA, Toronto April 4-7

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
sobia.khan@utdallas.edu

"Re-Positioning and Re-Constructing Muslim Women’s Identity"

Linguistic Mapping. Panel for ACLA, Toronto April 4 - 7, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
mariakager@yahoo.com, barrymccrea@gmail.com

Linguistic Mapping

American Comparative Literature Association
University of Toronto, Canada April 4 - 7, 2013.

[UPDATE] Symposium - Creativity and Authorship: Law and Changing Practice, 17-18 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Canberra
contact email: 
lawandculture@canberra.edu.au

Extended deadline for proposals - 9 November 2012

Criterion Forum: Haunted Subjects

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

For its 2013 issue, Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism anticipates reserving space for up to four essays which explore issues, objects, or persons which, though originating from the repressed past, continue to make themselves “forcibly felt in the present.” To provoke thoughts on this topic, Dr. Jayne Elizabeth Lewis, Professor of English at the University of California, Irvine, has provided the following prompt titled “Haunted Subjects.”

CFP - Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism (18 January 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

Criterion seeks original, well-researched, and intellectually rigorous essays written from diverse critical perspectives and about texts from any time period or literary tradition.

Watermark Journal — Submission Deadline 12/31/2012

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
editor@watermarkjournal.com

Watermark, an annual scholarly journal published by graduate students in the Department of English at California State University, Long Beach, is now seeking papers for our seventh volume to be published in March 2012.

The NeoAmericanist journal of American Studies seeks book reviews

full name / name of organization: 
NeoAmericanist
contact email: 
reviews@neoamericanist.org

The NeoAmericanist journal of American Studies is looking for book reviews. Books must be on a topic connected to American Studies, and reviews should be between 800-1200 words.

UPDATE: The Limits of Responsibility (interdisciplinary conference, 3-5 Dec. 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Jenny Lawn / Massey University
contact email: 
j.m.lawn@massey.ac.nz

Venue and date

Massey University, Manawatu Campus, Palmerston North, New Zealand, 3-5 December 2012. Presentations by skype will be considered for overseas presenters.

Keynote speakers

Going “Viral”:Contested Cartographies of Illness, Ideology, and Identity Politics (ACLA, U Toronto, 4/4-4/7/13;deadline 11/1/12

full name / name of organization: 
Carolyn Ureña (Rutgers University), Enmanuel Martinez (Rutgers University)
contact email: 
carolyn.urena@rutgers.edu

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American Comparative Literature Association 2013 Conference
University of Toronto
April 4-7, 2013

Deadline for abstracts: Nov 1, 2012

[UPDATE] Interstitial Journal (Inaugural Issue), Deadline: December 31, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Interstitial Journal
contact email: 
editors@interstitialjournal.com

In the modern era, interstitiality, or the space between one boundary and the next, has become an urgent area of investigation.

The Millennials on Film and Television: the Politics of Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
betty.kaklamanidou@gmail.com & Peggy.Tally@esc.edu
contact email: 
betty.kaklamanidou@gmail.com & Peggy.Tally@esc.edu

We are currently inviting submissions for an edited collection on millennials in films and television.

Ireland Past and Present

full name / name of organization: 
American Conference for Irish Studies
contact email: 
acis2013@gmail.com

ACIS 2013
Chicago, IL

CFP for Articles: Representations of the Supernatural (2/15/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Supernatural Studies (e-journal)
contact email: 
supernaturalstudies@gmail.com

Supernatural Studies, a new, peer-edited e-journal welcomes submissions for its inaugural issue, Spring 2013. We welcome articles on any aspect of the representation of the supernatural.

Art and Cybernetics/ Art and Technology (cfp due November 12, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Way and Maia Toteva
contact email: 
jway@unt.edu; mtt235@gmail.com

Art and Cybernetics/ Art and Technology

Deadline: Nov 12, 2012

[REMINDER] Calls for Edited Collection: Ethnic Perspectives on Ethnic Literatures: A Contemporary Critical and Theoretical Reade

full name / name of organization: 
Editors J. Stephen Pearson and Carrie Louise Sheffield
contact email: 
stpears11@gmail.com ; carrielouisesheffield@gmail.com

Mapping the Self: Place, Identity, Nationality, 15/12/12

full name / name of organization: 
Oxford Brookes University
contact email: 
mappingtheself@gmail.com

Postgraduate Symposium
15 December, 2012
Oxford Brookes University

Film and Philosophy: Corpus//Bodies February 15-18, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Film Studies Group at the University of Florida
contact email: 
film.ufl@gmail.com

Film and Philosophy: Corpus//Bodies
Organized by the Graduate Film Studies Group

Deleuze Camp Announcement

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Tamkang University, Taipei, Taiwan
contact email: 
deleuzeasia@gmail.com

The First International Deleuze Studies in Asia Conference will be held at Tamkang University, Taipei, Taiwan, from May 31-June 2, 2013.

General Literary Criticism and Forum on Haunted Objects--Accepting submissions until January 18, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

For more information see criterion.byu.edu

Call for Submissions, 2014 and 2015 Open Issues

full name / name of organization: 
Digital Philology: A Journal of Medieval Cultures
contact email: 
dph@jhu.edu

Digital Philology is a new peer-reviewed journal devoted to the study of medieval vernacular texts and cultures. Founded by Stephen G. Nichols and Nadia R.

Rethinking Work: 15th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group - March 21-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Reading Group, University of Florida
contact email: 
theufmrg@gmail.com

Keynote addresses by: Fredric Jameson, Kathi Weeks, Michael Denning, and Kevin Floyd

March 21-23, 2013 at the University of Florida

Comparing Violences, or the Violence of Comparativity? (ACLA, University of Toronto, 4-7 April 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Miriam Novick (University of Toronto) and Jay Rajiva (University of Toronto)
contact email: 
m.novick@mail.utoronto.ca

This seminar seeks to ask what is gained and what is lost through the practice of drawing comparisons between and among cases, spaces, and systems of violence.

[Deadline 15 Feb.] Nineteenth-Century Aetiologies, Exoticism, and Multimodal Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2013
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

There is a primary understanding of nineteenth-century modes of impression, expression, and interpretation that predispose positive human connection as opposed to the psychology and philosophy of nega

CFP: ACLA 2013 Seminar, Postcolonial and Global Routes/Roots of Affect

full name / name of organization: 
Monika Mehta & Praseeda Gopinath, Binghamton University
contact email: 
meht0003@gmail.com

This is a call for papers for the annual American Comparative Literature Conference which will be held in Toronto, Canada, April 4 - 7, 2013.

Landscapes: Performing Space and Culture - Theatre History and Criticism Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Theatre History and Criticism Program Department of Theatre at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
ILTheatreGradConference@gmail.com

Landscapes: Performing Space and Culture

A Graduate Conference by the Theatre History and Criticism ProgramDepartment of Theatre at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Histories of Violence: War and Memory, Friday, May 10, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Northwestern University, Critical American Studies Working Group
contact email: 
historiesofviolence@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Histories of Violence: War and Memory

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